Tagged: ulule

Emmanuel Macron’s Presidency Raises Great Hopes & High Expectations: Taxation Viewed as Major Issue by Crowdfunding Leaders

On Monday, Emmanuel Macron was officially inaugurated as President of France. He is France’s youngest President ever, and the youngest democratically elected head of State worldwide. He is also a known proponent of Fintech and crowdfunding. To give a bit of background to those who… Read More

France’s Online Alternative Finance Doubles in Size – Crowdfunding Grows 40%

The French Crowdfunding Association (Financement Participatif France) released today the 3rd edition of its annual industry Barometer. For the first time, the data was compiled by auditing and consulting firm KPMG, which lends to the Barometer additional weight. The association was represented, among other board… Read More

BNP Paribas, Citizen Capital & MAIF Avenir Give Ulule €5 Million in Funding for International Growth

Ulule has raised €5 million from BNP Paribas, Citizen Capital, and MAIF Avenir. Ulule is a rewards-based crowdfunding platform that has experienced solid growth across Europe. The platform now claims over 1.2 million members from 191 different countries. To date, Ulule has collected over $68… Read More

France’s Crowdfunding Sector Doubles in Size – But is Still Dwarfed by the UK

Financement Participatif France (FPF), the French national association of crowdfunding platforms has released the sector’s market numbers for the first semester of 2015: a 100% increase from the same period last year. Results were said to be “encouraging” as France is still a very long way… Read More

Global Telco Company Orange Uses Crowdfunding for Prototype Phone

Orange is a global telecommunications company that has over 155,000 employees and generated over €39 billion in revenue last year. They don’t really need outside funding to launch a prototype landline phone – but they are using Ulule, France’s first crowdfunding platform to launch NeoRetro –… Read More

FundedByMe CEO Daniel Daboczy Opines on the Effects of TTIP, Title III & Global Fintech

“… the American market should be much easier for European platforms: one law, one interpretation and ca. 320 million customers. A perfect opportunity for scaling up the business.” The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US government and the European Commission will have multiple… Read More

Ulule Crosses the Atlantic. Launches Crowdfunding Platform in Canada

French rewards based crowdfunding platform Ulule crossed the Atlantic this month.  The platform bypassed the US and headed due north setting up shop in Canada. A natural move, Ulule set up shop in Montreal with the support of the Banque Nationale.   C’est officiel !… Read More

Rewards-Based Crowdfunding, the Ulule Way: Interview with CEO Arnaud Burgot

Ulule Challenges Global Crowdfunding Platforms with Rapid Growth & Stellar Success Rates. France is home to the Pan-European reward-based crowdfunding platform Ulule. Ulule started in late 2010. Since then, it has collected nearly €29 million and recruited more than 650,000 members. In the neck and… Read More

Interview: Financement Participatif France President & Unilend Founder/CEO Nicolas Lesur Analyzes Alternative Finance in France & Europe

The European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey deadline is today, 6 January 2015. Since late November, The University of Cambridge teamed up with EY, the global professional services organization, and launched the European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey with the support of major European industry associations. As readers may know, this is the largest study to date on… Read More

Update: Campaign to Help Purchase Nice-Matin Passes €300,000 Goal

The employees of French newspaper Nice Matin, along with sister publications Var-Matin and Corse-Matin, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Ulule on August 4th.  Three weeks later the project organizers have hit their goal of raising € 300,000 as over 2200 individuals have contributed € 5 and up… Read More

Employees of Nice-Matin Launch Crowdfunding Campaign to Save Their Newspaper

“Les titres du groupe Nice-Matin sont au bord de la faillite” The staff of the French daily newspaper, Nice-Matin, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the French platform Ulule to raise €300,000. The funds raised will hopefully save the publication and convert it into a… Read More

Mangopay Payment Solution Now Accepts 7 More Currencies

Mangopay, a payment solution for crowdfunding platforms and other marketplaces has announced they have begun supporting seven currencies in addition to the Euro including: British Pound US Dollar Polish Zloty Norwegian Krone Swedish Krone Danish Krone Swiss Franc The Canadian dollar and Australian dollar will be… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: FaceRig, Biiwatch Remote Selfies & Tools Against Alzheimers

Happy Holidays to all of our visitors from Crowdfund Insider.  With all of the parties and family events going on this week and next we still find time to read about all of the many fascinating crowdfunding campaigns going on this busy time of year…. Read More

BNP Paribas, Ulule Partner on Tour to Increase Awareness of Crowdfunding

Paris based bank BNP Paribas and French crowdfunding platform Ulule are working together to sponsor an outreach tour in France.  The roadshow will visit 30 French communities and will aid in growing public awareness about the power of crowdfunding.  The tour runs from October 9th… Read More

Simplon Crowdfunds Programming School For Underprivileged Youth On Ulule

Simplon.co is “an accelerated factory for web developers and digital entrepreneurs” based in France that aims to empower youth through web development apprenticeships. The outfit has now raised over $21,000, meeting their goal in a crowdfunding campaign on Ulule. Paying those who have been trained or… Read More

Europe Wants Crowdfunding to Grow, Desires Single Framework (Video)

 Earlier this month a workshop on crowdfunding was held at the European Commission.  Many different crowdfunding leaders participated in this event including executives from Seedrs, Babyloan, Ulule and others.  President of the European Crowdfunding Network, Oliver Gajda, was also present participating in a panel on… Read More

EU Holds Workshop on Crowdfunding (Storify)

The European Commission held a workshop on Crowdfunding this week.  Below is a storify from the event which included the participation of several different crowdfunding platforms including: Sponsume Sonic Angel Ulule Alternativa Seedrs Babyloan Keynote speakers included: Michel Barnier – Commissioner for Internal Markets and… Read More

7 crowdfunding sites to finance all of your projects in France

(Staff Translation) Crowdfunding, tuns out to be a surprisingly powerful tool to finance all of your projects. Here is how it works : Present your project to the public on a specific website and be convincing enough so that the cumulative power of many small or large… Read More

Financing your restaurant thanks to crowdfunding

  (Staff Translation) A 20 hl stainless barrel, a pair of binoculars, a manual refractometer, a digital thermometer, a hop filter, a must aerator…… a rather strange inventory, forming part of the necessary materials Thierry Roche requires to produce his artisanal beers in the heart of… Read More

“Reunion qui es-tu” looks at Crowdfunding for financing

              (Staff Translation) Life Edition, an association from the Island of La Réunion has launched an ambitious project: it has collected 50 testimonies from island inhabitants in order to depict their portrait and their history. “The message we want to… Read More